Steps to Change Name, Father’s Name, DOB, Photo, Signature in PAN Card?

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If required, you can make a change in PAN Card data. You can make a change in name, parents’ name, address, date of birth, gender, photograph and signature. The process of making a change/correction is very similar to the process of applying for a PAN Card.

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Follow these simple steps to make a change in PAN Card data:

Step 1: Fill up the application form on the official NSDL website.

  1. Log onto
  2. Click ‘Apply’ under the section ‘Change/Correction in PAN Data’.
  3. Fill up the basic online PAN application form like the one shown below.
  4. Under application type, pick the third option – ‘Changes or Correction in Existing PAN Data/Reprint of PAN Card (No changes in existing PAN Data)’

Step 2: Fill PAN Change Request Form online.

  2. Fill up all the mandatory fields, and select the corresponding box on the left margin of whichever fields have a change. 
  3. Read these instructions carefully before filling the form.
  4. After filling in the details, a confirmation screen will be displayed. If needed, edit it. Or confirm it.

Note – In this form, you can select any of the following three options –

  • Submit digitally through e-KYC and e-Sign (Paperless)
  • Submit scanned images through e-Sign
  • Forward application documents physically

Step 3: Payment for Change in PAN Card Data.

  1. The processing fee for those residing in India is Rs. 107, and for those residing outside India is Rs.994.
  2. Payment can be made via Credit Card/Debit Card, Net Banking or Demand Draft.
  3. The Demand Draft should be in favour of ‘NSDL – PAN’ payable at Mumbai.
  4. In case of online payment – Save and print the payment acknowledgement after successful online payment.
  5. For those residing outside India, the dispatch facility is available for these selected countries. People residing in any other country need to contact NSDL directly.
  6. Click here to check the status of online payment or regenerate acknowledgement receipt.

Step 4: Save and Print the Acknowledgement.

  1. An acknowledgement screen will be displayed after confirmation.
  2. It contains a 15 digit unique acknowledgement number as well as your details, and space to affix your photographs and sign.
  3. This acknowledgement also indicates the fields marked for change.
  4. Save and print this acknowledgement.

Step 5: Affix photographs and Sign the Acknowledgement.

  • For ‘Submit digitally through e-KYC and e-Sign (Paperless)’ – The photograph from your Aadhaar Card will be used on your PAN Card.
  • For ‘Submit scanned images through e-Sign‘ – You have to upload scanned images of your photograph, sign and Aadhaar Card.
  • For ‘Forward application documents physically‘ – 
    1. On the printed acknowledgement, space for photographs and signature will be provided.
    2. Affix two recent colour photographs of size 3.5 cm by 2.5 cm.
    3. Do not staple or clip the photos as that might affect the clarity of the photos.
    4. Sign across the photo affixed on the left side. And make sure a portion of the signature is on the photo and a portion on the page.
    5. Remember – Do not sign across the photo on the right.
    6. Sign in the box given for signature.
    7. In case of thumb impression, attestation by a Magistrate or a Notary Public or a Gazetted officer is needed.

Step 6: Submit Documents for Change in PAN Card.

  1. Send the acknowledgement form (with photographs and signature) to NSDL at ‘Income Tax PAN Services Unit, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited, 5th Floor, Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8,Model Colony, Near Deep Bungalow Chowk, Pune – 411 016′.
  2. Attach the following – Proof of existing PAN Card, proof for change requested, Demand Draft or online payment acknowledgement, proof of identity, proof of address, proof of date of birth.
  3. See the complete list of documents here.
  4. Attach a copy of Aadhaar allotment letter if Aadhaar is mentioned in the application.
  5. Superscribe ‘APPLICATION FOR PAN CHANGE REQUEST — N-15 digit Acknowledgement Number’ on the envelope.
  6. All of this has to reach NSDL within 15 days of making the online application.
  7. To check the status of your application, sms NSDLPAN < space > 15 digit Acknowledgement No. and send to 57575.

Contact Details:

You can contact NSDL for further information –

 PAN/TDS Call Centre – 020 – 27218080
 E-mail [email protected]
 Address – INCOME TAX PAN SERVICES UNIT, 5th Floor, Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8,Model Colony, Near Deep Bungalow Chowk, Pune- 411 016.







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